Roger McNamee

Elevation Partners

Roger McNamee is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe, which documents his journey from mentor to Mark Zuckerberg to critic of Facebook. In the context of his activism, he has been featured in several award-winning documentaries. McNamee began his career in 1982 at T. Rowe Price Associates. In 2004, along with U2’s Bono and others, he co-founded Elevation Partners, an investment partnership focused on the intersection of media and technology.

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Roger McNamee, Facebook, investor, critic, author, Zucked, DLD Munich 2020

Trust, Privilege & Power

Early Facebook investor Roger NcNamee noticed in early 2016 that people were using the platform to spread misinformation and violate civil rights. He expressed his concerns to founder Mark Zuckerberg and top executive Sheryl Sandberg, but both reportedly weren’t interested in further examining the issues. In this powerful DLD20 talk, Roger McNamee urged the audience…
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